Implementing Planning Procedures for the Provision of Discrete Public Goods
The purpose of this paper is to investigate several alternative procedures for making collective decisions regarding the provision of discrete public goods. Although much attention has recently been focused on the design of procedures which elicit the true preferences of a population in order to make efficient decisions, we will show that each of those proposed possess undesirable properties given the nature of our problem.
Additional InformationThe financial support provided by the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is gratefully acknowledged.
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